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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I arrived at Desert Trails exhausted from a month long driving trip around the SW. It is exactly what I needed for my last 2 nights near Tucson. This area of Tanque Verde is quiet and the grounds around this B and B are full of birds and beautiful cactus gardens plus a nice pool area and comfortable sitting rooms....

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john h, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much, we're glad we could contribute to your trip ending on a pleasant note.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This B&B is about 15 miles outside of Tucson at the edge of Saguaro National Park. So it takes about 30 min to get about anywhere you want to go. We stayed in the Mica Room, which was enormous, with double sinks in the bathroom and its own fireplace. John stacked the tinder and wood perfectly, so we easily made...

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the Mica Room. I must, however, correct a misconception: we are not 15 miles outside of Tucson. We are about 15 miles from downtown, (the federal courthouse, the University of Arizona and Interstate 10, etc.), but we're only 2 miles outside city limits. Tucson's eastside "restaurant row" on Tanque Verde Rd....

Reviewed 21 February 2017

There is absolutely nothing lacking in how John and Steffi accommodate their guests. When a friend offered to refer us to another B & B for our next visit to Tucson, I said "Thanks, but no way!" Our compliments and loyalty go to their genuine care and enthusiasm in every important hosting detail. We have now visited twice and look...

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Aw shucks...and many thanks.

Newport News, Virginia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed for five nights in the spacious one-bedroom bungalow in mid November 2016. Hosts John and Steffi were friendly and very accommodating. Their B&B has quiet and lovely surroundings. It is across the road from Saguaro East National Park and is convenient to restaurants and stores. Its secluded location provided the perfect setting for each day's conclusion. We definitely...

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fantastic wildlife right on your doorstep. Friendly, knowledgable hosts, clean, comfortable rooms and an ideal location for the National Park. Great breakfast and plenty of thoughtful touches, hospitality at it's best.

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, its nice to hear we're still keeping folks happy.

Meise, Belgium
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We enjoyed staying with John & Steffi in their beautiful home. We liked the nice rooms, and big bathroom The breakfast is a must, as were all the kind attentions that are provided Nice atmosphere, surroundings and peace & quiet. Near to some good restaurants for evening meal And near to some of the Saguaro Park's trails.

dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind remarks, we're glad we were able to help you start your trip off on the right note.

Groton, CT
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Located in the quiet Eastern part of Tucson, by the Saguaro East National Park, Desert Trails is still convenient to restaurants, shops and downtown. Host John was most helpful and friendly. He also makes wonderful breakfasts, some with super fresh eggs from his own hens and his homemade chorizo sausage. The depictions of the rooms and grounds on their website...

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much Peter.

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the guest house, which was very clean, quiet and comfortable. The plantings and the birds and the breakfasts were beyond our expectations. Being so far out of the city allowed us to see the stars and to experience an escape from all man-made noises. It was blissful. We also enjoyed horse-back riding in the national park next...

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dtrails, Owner at Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much, we're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again some day.

Silicon Valley
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This great place is just 1.6M from the trail heads in the Eastern mountains near Tucson. Has a great pool, comfortable rooms, beds, lots of outdoor social space and a secluded and well landscaped location. A great getaway spot if you love taking advantage of the gorgeous desert nature that surrounds it. John and Steffi are great hosts and serve...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I usually like bed and breakfasts because there is a more personal approach and not the usual corporate, cold one. After checking their website, I decided to book a room at Desert Trails B&B and in less than twenty-four hours I received a reply. After confirming reservation I called them and spoke with John. That gave me confidence that I...

Thank Lou P

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Sonoran desert from the comfort of a unique, fired-adobe territorial situated on acreage bordering Saguaro National Park East. Different delicious full breakfast everyday and complimentary snacks, fruit, and beverages. Hiking, birding, wildlife viewing and horseback riding within walking distance; dining and shopping within 15-20 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Trails Bed and Breakfast

Address: 12851 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748-7136
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $173 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for the Mica Room - large and has a fireplace and door directly to the patio and pool.”
thebeejer, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose your preference on their website”
919peterp, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Guest House is a gem!!”
LunaSherman, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you like the idea of a B&B but also like privacy, the guest house is the ideal option.”
SeaSabaLynn, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
“spend a lil more and go for the Mica Room - you'll really enjoy it!”
  • bring your own wine and enjoy the peace and quiet
angelamX719VQ, 12 May 2014 | Read review
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